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Harvey Langi’s wife shares an emotional update after the couple’s car accident

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Woman airlifted after being hit by car in Preston

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Tesla Model S Fire — 35 Firefighters Needed To Put Out The Blaze

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Fatal victim, suspected drunken driver identified in Iowa County crash

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New Fire Breaks Out In Santa Cruz Mountains

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Fire Starts On Balcony, Damages Condo Building

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Crews put out early morning fire at Spain Rehabilitation Center in Birmingham

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Ohio teenager killed in Scioto County crash
FRIENDSHIP, Ohio — An Ohio teenager was killed in a one-car crash Wednesday in Scioto County, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The Portsmouth Post of the highway patrol received a call at 12:47 p.m. Wednesday about a single vehicle crash on U.S. 52 at milepost 11 in Friendship near the Shawnee Golf Course and marina. Kylie Sue Lucas, 18, of Winchester, Ohio, was traveling west on U   Read More ...
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Fire displaces Collins Park family
A fire Thursday, October 19, 2017 sent one man to the hospital and forced a family out of their Collins Park home. The blaze in the 200 block of Keiser Place was reported around 9:15 a.m. Arriving New Castle police officers reported smoke from the rear of the single story house and everyone out of the residence. One man did suffer burns, was treated on scene by New Castle County paramedics, and was taken to Christiana Hospital   Read More ...
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Harvey Langi’s wife shares an emotional update after the couple’s car accident
Three days after they were involved in a serious car accident, Patriots linebacker Harvey Langi and his wife, Cassidy, have been reunited. Cassidy posted a video of their teary meeting on Instagram, with a lengthy caption detailing the traumatic incident and thanking everyone for their support. The clip shows Harvey entering her hospital room on crutches before hobbling over to his college sweetheart’s bed for a long embrace   Read More ...
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No One Hurt When School Bus Strikes House In Elk Grove Village
CHICAGO (CBS) — No one was injured when a school bus crashed into a house Thursday morning in northwest suburban Elk Grove Village. About 7:30 a.m., the bus was heading north across Landmeier Road at Holly Lane when it was was involved in a crash with another vehicle, Elk Grove Village Deputy Police Chief Michael Gaspari said. The bus driver lost control after the crash, crossed Landmeier and drove onto the front yard of a residence at the northwest corner of the intersection, then swerved across Holly and stuck a house at the northwest corner, Gaspari said   Read More ...
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Woman airlifted after being hit by car in Preston
PRESTON, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- A woman was airlifted to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics after being hit by a car. Police were called to an accident on October 17 at 45th Street in Preston at 4:43 p.m. Ingwer Carstensen was backing out of his driveway when Dorothy Carstensen was crossing the road. Ingwer Carstensen didn't see the pedestrian and hit her, knocking her to the ground and backing over her   Read More ...
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The Latest: California mountain fire threatens 300 homes
A wildfire that broke out south of the fires burning Northern California's wine country has grown to more than 300 acres and the number of houses under threat has doubled to 300. The fire burning in the Santa Cruz mountains started late Monday, sending smoke to the nearby college and beach town of Santa Cruz. It has destroyed four structures. Seven firefighters have sustained minor injuries navigating rugged, steep terrain that has made ground fighting difficult   Read More ...
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Tesla Model S Fire — 35 Firefighters Needed To Put Out The Blaze
A Tesla Model S crashed into a concrete barrier and burst into flames in Austria and, according to The Express, 35 firefighters were needed to put out the blaze. The luxury electric car was travelling along the Ahlberg Expressway (S16) in Pians. Despite the severity of the fire, the 19-year-old driver walked away from the accident with minor injuries since he was able to escape before the fire started   Read More ...
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The Latest: California mountain fire threatens 300 homes
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): A wildfire that broke out south of the fires burning Northern California's wine country has grown to more than 300 acres and the number of houses under threat has doubled to 300. The fire burning in the Santa Cruz mountains started late Monday, sending smoke to the nearby college and beach town of Santa Cruz   Read More ...
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Cahokia apartment fire leaves one injured
CAHOKIA, IL – One woman is in the hospital Thursday after a fire at an apartment complex in Cahokia. The fire broke out in a kitchen around 8:30pm on Camp Jackson road. The woman is expected to recover from her injuries.   Read More ...
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Two women killed in multi-vehicle crash on I-95
OLD LYME — State police say two women were killed in a 3-car crash on I-95 Wednesday afternoon. Police say that a tractor-trailer driven by Francis Cosenza, 58, of East Haven, was stopped in the right lane due to traffic. A Ford Mustang driven by Eleanor McCarthy, 71, of Guilford along with her passenger Iris Cooper, 72, of Pennsylvania, were stopped behind the tractor-trailer   Read More ...
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Authorities ID man fatally struck by NJ Transit train in Manasquan
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Fire destroys abandoned farmhouse
Grand Forks Herald. ERSKINE, Minn.—A blaze has destroyed an abandoned farmhouse in Polk County. Emergency staff responded to the fire at 7:09 p.m. Wednesday at 21814 290th St. S.E., about 6 miles north   Read More ...
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Food cart fires lead to explosions in downtown Portland
Share Shares Updated: 8:45 AM CDT Oct 19, 2017 Food cart fires lead to explosions in downtown Portland Share Shares Updated: 8:45 AM CDT Oct 19, 2017 PORTLAND, Ore. — Officials say the blaze destroyed both food carts, caused minor injuries and damaged up to 10 nearby cars. Get the full story in the video below   Read More ...
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Family escapes house fire in Carmel Valley
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A fire broke out in the garage of a home in San Diego's Carmel Valley neighborhood, displacing four people, authorities said Thursday. The blaze in the 4500 block of Shorepointe Way was reported a little before 8 p.m. Wednesday, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department Battalion Chief Lane Woolery said. The first firefighters on scene encountered "heavy fire" coming from the garage   Read More ...
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Food cart fires lead to explosions in downtown Portland
Share Shares Updated: 9:45 AM EDT Oct 19, 2017 Food cart fires lead to explosions in downtown Portland Share Shares Updated: 9:45 AM EDT Oct 19, 2017 PORTLAND, Ore. — Officials say the blaze destroyed both food carts, caused minor injuries and damaged up to 10 nearby cars. Get the full story in the video below   Read More ...
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Fatal victim, suspected drunken driver identified in Iowa County crash
The man who was killed in a head-on crash Friday evening in Iowa County, and the woman who caused the crash while allegedly driving drunk, have been identified. Kevin Kaltenberg, 38, of Hillsboro, was killed in the crash on Highway 14 at Coon Rock Road near Arena. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The State Patrol said Kelly Johnsrud, 53, of Muscoda, crossed over the center line of the highway and hit Kaltenberg's pickup truck head on   Read More ...
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Food cart fires lead to explosions in downtown Portland
Share Shares Updated: 9:45 AM EDT Oct 19, 2017 Food cart fires lead to explosions in downtown Portland Share Shares Updated: 9:45 AM EDT Oct 19, 2017 PORTLAND, Ore. — Officials say the blaze destroyed both food carts, caused minor injuries and damaged up to 10 nearby cars. Get the full story in the video below   Read More ...
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Food cart fires lead to explosions in downtown Portland
Share Shares Updated: 9:45 AM EDT Oct 19, 2017 Food cart fires lead to explosions in downtown Portland Share Shares Updated: 9:45 AM EDT Oct 19, 2017 PORTLAND, Ore. — Officials say the blaze destroyed both food carts, caused minor injuries and damaged up to 10 nearby cars. Get the full story in the video below   Read More ...
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Hero neighbor breaks down woman’s door, pulls her to safety as Bronx apartment goes up in flames
A courageous neighbor pried a woman from her Bronx apartment as her home went up in flames early Thursday, officials and witnesses said. The blaze broke out in a fourth floor apartment of 1056 Sherman Ave. in Morrisania around 2:45 a.m. and was extinguished 45 minutes later, according to authorities. Jose Maldonado, 37, said he was walking home to his apartment two blocks away when he saw smoke rising from the fourth floor of the six-story building   Read More ...
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New Fire Breaks Out In Santa Cruz Mountains
The death toll from the wine country fires has gone up to 42, but firefighters are hoping for full containment tomorrow. Sharon Tay and Jeff Michael report.   Read More ...
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Food cart fires lead to explosions in downtown Portland
Share Shares Updated: 8:45 AM CDT Oct 19, 2017 Food cart fires lead to explosions in downtown Portland Share Shares Updated: 8:45 AM CDT Oct 19, 2017 PORTLAND, Ore. — Officials say the blaze destroyed both food carts, caused minor injuries and damaged up to 10 nearby cars. Get the full story in the video below   Read More ...
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Food cart fires lead to explosions in downtown Portland
Share Shares Updated: 9:45 AM EDT Oct 19, 2017 Food cart fires lead to explosions in downtown Portland Share Shares Updated: 9:45 AM EDT Oct 19, 2017 PORTLAND, Ore. — Officials say the blaze destroyed both food carts, caused minor injuries and damaged up to 10 nearby cars. Get the full story in the video below   Read More ...
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Food cart fires lead to explosions in downtown Portland
Share Shares Updated: 8:45 AM CDT Oct 19, 2017 Food cart fires lead to explosions in downtown Portland Share Shares Updated: 8:45 AM CDT Oct 19, 2017 PORTLAND, Ore. — Officials say the blaze destroyed both food carts, caused minor injuries and damaged up to 10 nearby cars. Get the full story in the video below   Read More ...
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10 cars, 2 food carts damaged in downtown Portland fire
PORTLAND, Ore. (KATU) – Portland Fire and Rescue crews say no one suffered major injuries in a fire involving two food carts in downtown Portland Wednesday afternoon. Crews were called to the intersection of SW 1st Avenue and Columbia Boulevard around 3 p.m. for two food carts engulfed in flames. Lai Thai Food Cart and The Greek Gods Gyros, along with ten nearby cars, were considered a total loss   Read More ...
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School bus hits Elk Grove Village house
A school bus crashed into the corner of a home in northwest suburban Elk Grove Village Thursday morning near Holly Lane and Landmeier Road.   Read More ...
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Fire Starts On Balcony, Damages Condo Building
ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – Fire investigators in Arvada are trying to figure out what triggered a fire that damaged an apartment building overnight. The blaze broke out early Thursday morning at Grace Place Condos, located near the intersection of Oak Street and West 63rd Avenue. That’s a few blocks away from Ralston Road. The fire started on a third story balcony and quickly spread to other units   Read More ...
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Exploding vape pen lights student’s backpack on fire in Northbridge
NORTHBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A school bus had quite the scare in Massachusetts after a student’s backpack burst into flames. Police say the fire happened around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday in Northbridge as the students were heading to Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School. The bus driver was able to evacuate the students and use a fire extinguisher to put out the blaze   Read More ...
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Exploding vape pen lights student's backpack on fire
NORTHBRIDGE — A school bus had quite the scare in Massachusetts after a student's backpack burst into flames. Police say the fire happened around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday in Northbridge as the students were heading to Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School. The bus driver was able to evacuate the students and use a fire extinguisher to put out the blaze   Read More ...
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5, including at least 1 Fairfield High School student, injured in crash
FAIRFIELD, Ohio — Five people, including at least one Fairfield High School student, were hurt in a crash near the school Thursday morning. The crash was reported at around 8 a.m. on North Gilmore Road at the entrance to the school. Fairfield police said one car was crossing North Gilmore Road when it was struck by another vehicle. At least one person injured was a Fairfield High School student, a district spokesperson said   Read More ...
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Crews put out early morning fire at Spain Rehabilitation Center in Birmingham
The fire started just after 4:30 a.m. Thursday. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Patients at the Spain Rehabilitation Center in Birmingham had to evacuate after an early morning fire. Fire investigators say a dryer caught fire just after 4:30 a.m. on the 5th floor of the building located on 6th Avenue South. By the time firefighters arrived on the scene, the patients had already evacuated the building   Read More ...
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Fire in Arvada forces people from their homes
ARVADA - Arvada Fire Rescue responded to an early morning fire in the area of 63rd Avenue and Oak Street, Thursday. According to tweets sent out from the Arvada Fire Rescue account, firefighters were able to get water on the fire quickly. No injuries were reported, Arvada Fire said in a tweet, but residents from two units were displaced due to the fire   Read More ...
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Fire under control in Parkside
Firefighters battled a fire in the Parkside section of Philadelphia.   Read More ...
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Serious Crash Closes Route 6 In Farmington
Route 6 in Farmington is shut down in both directions because of a three-car crash. The road is closed between Fienemann Road and the area of Scott Swamp Road and the Colt Highway Cutoff, a dispatcher said. The crash happened shortly before 7 a.m. There is a report of four people injured – one with a serious head injury. Motorists are asked to avoid the area   Read More ...
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4 hospitalized in Farmington crash that closed Route 6
A portion of Route 6 in Farmington is closed for what's being described as a serious crash. Police said it happened Thursday morning in front of Farmington Valley Equipment on the Colt Highway portion of Route 6. Route 6 is closed from Fienemann Road to Colt Highway. Police reported multiple injuries. At least four people were transported to area hospitals. A cause for the crash has yet to be determined   Read More ...
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Pats rookie visits wife in hospital as cops review crash
Foxboro police are weighing charges against the driver who triggered a violent, three-car collision last week when he rear-ended a New England Patriots rookie linebacker and his wife as they were stopped at a red light. Chief William Baker said his department is hoping by the end of this week to have the results of an accident reconstruction performed by Walpole police before they decide with the Norfolk District Attorney’s Office whether to charge a 25-year-old Millis driver in connection with Friday’s crash   Read More ...
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Vape Pen Battery Explodes In Student’s Backpack
NORTHBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A school bus had quite the scare in Massachusetts after a student’s backpack burst into flames. Police say the fire happened around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday in Northbridge as the students were heading to Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School. The bus driver was able to evacuate the students and use a fire extinguisher to put out the blaze   Read More ...
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Driver crashes into pole following police chase in Gaston County - | WBTV Charlotte
A road in Gastonia was shut down for some time after a police chase ended in a crash Thursday morning. According to dispatch, the chase began in Bessemer City and ended on Third Street and South Chester Street in Gastonia. A driver lead police on a chase before crashing into a pole, officials said. The pole was split in half. One lane on South Chester Street at Third Street is closed to traffic   Read More ...
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Harvey Langi and his wife reunite after car crash
and his wife have a long road to recovery, but now they're able to do it together. After a car accident that occurred last Friday night sending both the Patriots linebacker and his wife, Cassidy, to the hospital with serious, but non life threatening injuries, the two were finally reunited at a Boston hospital this week. Langi's wife shared the moment the two saw each other for the first time since the accident on Instagram and wrote in part, "We are so completely blessed to have each other to lean on through all of this craziness   Read More ...
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Funeral, balloon release held for Auburn toddler who drowned in grease pit
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - A funeral was held in Auburn Wednesday morning for the tragic death of a toddler. Three-year-old Sadie Andrews drowned in a grease trap at Bruster’s Ice Cream shop Saturday. Last night, hundreds lined up to pay their respects at a visitation for Sadie at Jeffcoat Trant Funeral Home. She was laid to rest at Jeffcoat Trant Wednesday morning   Read More ...
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Exploding vape pen lights student's backpack on fire
NORTHBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A school bus had quite the scare in Massachusetts after a student's backpack burst into flames. Police say the fire happened around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday in Northbridge as the students were heading to Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School. The bus driver was able to evacuate the students and use a fire extinguisher to put out the blaze   Read More ...
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